The Distracted Mind

The Distracted Mind

Ancient Brains in A High-tech World

Book - 2016
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Adam Gazzaley and Larry Rosen--a neuroscientist and a psychologist--explain why our brains aren't built for multitasking and suggest better ways to live in a high-tech world without giving up our modern technology. They explain that our brains are limited in their ability to pay attention. We don't really multitask but rather switch rapidly between tasks. Distractions and interruptions, often technology-related--referred to by the authors as interference--collide with our goal-setting abilities.
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts :, The MIT Press,, [2016]
ISBN: 9780262034944
Call Number: 153.73 G259d
Characteristics: xv, 286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Rosen, Larry D. - Author


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